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The Most Complete Guide of Ecuador

Wildlife Encounters

Ecuador: Welcome to Birdwatcher’s Paradise!

No other country in the world has as many bird species in such a small land area. With a list of over 1640 species, Ecuador ranks fourth in the world

The Andean Bear

Text: Santiago Molina  The Andean or spectacle bear is the only representative of the 8 species of the bears in the world that lives in South America. Is endemic to

Have you ever heard of the pink dolphins of the Amazon?

Endemic to Venezuela, Brasil, Peru, Guyana, Ecuador and Colombia, pink dolphins are one of the few species of dolphins that live in freshwaters. Along the rivers of South America, specifically

The Horned Frog

Amphibians such as frogs, toads and salamanders are vital to the ecosystem of the tropics and Ecuador in particular, is an amphibian hotspot! Reappers in Amphibian Paradise Most frog species

Mashpi Cloud Forest: A dream destination for Birders

The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall

January in Galapagos: Green Sea Turtles lay their eggs

January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs.  Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!  

El Parque Nacional Yasuní: Un paraíso biodiverso

Situada entre las provincias de Pastaza y Orellana, Yasuni es una de las áreas ¡más biodiversas de la Tierra! En el corazón del bosque húmedo tropical, el territorio del parque abarca ríos desbordados y

Yasuni National Park: Explore this biodiverse paradise

Located between the provinces of Pastaza and Orellana, Yasuni is one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth!

In the heart of the tropical humid forest, the park’s territory encompasses overflowing rivers and low plains at the foothills of the Andes. Yasuni National Reserve covers 9,820 square kilometers, or 3,792 square miles.

Did you know: The breeding season of Galápagos Sea lions is underway!

Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.